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How Securing the Power Grid is like Teaching Middle Schoolers

Note: This post is based on a 5-minute “Lightning Talk” I gave at the 2015 TCIPG Sumer School. The Summer School is put on every other year, in the Chicago area, and I could not recommend it more. 1,326 more words

Three To Make A Difference (2015)

1. Food.
2. Clean water.
3. Strong electric grid.
Lights often out-
Can put an economy in doubt.


Our Electricity Problem: Getting the Diagnosis Correct

What is really wrong with our energy system, particularly as it relates to electricity and natural gas? Are there any mitigations available? I have been asked to give a talk at an Electricity/Natural Gas conference that includes both producers and industrial users of electricity and natural gas. 2,713 more words

Financial Implications

Novel Energy Storage Leverages Free Gravity

Original source: Novel Energy Storage Leverages Free Gravity | EarthTechling |

Gravity already supplies us with one cheap and clean form of electricity storage. We can contain and then release a weight — in this case water, with pumped hydro. 320 more words

Clean Energy

US agency in charge of power grid and nukes keeps getting breached

The US Department of Energy (DOE), which oversees the US power grid, nuclear arsenal and national science labs, is a prime target for cyberattackers who want to harm the United States. 439 more words